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VW Event Tomorrow

Friday, April 11, 2014 admin 6

We understand there is a Volkswagen? meeting tomorrow Saturday the 12th of April? at the Crouch Valley Showground, on the A1245 just before the Fairglen Interchange, ?this is to be followed by?evening entertainment. You can see more details here. Let’s hope everything goes well without any noise or parking problems….

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Food For Thought

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 admin 0

  One of our Lib Dem colleagues in Watford mentioned that their local paper had published a list of all the food establishments in that town which got a rating of “Zero” on food hygiene. Which prompted us to check for our district. You can find out about this by […]

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Whipping Themselves Into Errors

Sunday, April 6, 2014 admin 8

  There’s a slightly peculiar article in the latest Rayleigh Times this week,? from the UKIP candidate John Hayter. It’s called “THE SCOURGE OF THE PARTY WHIP? – ITS IN THE PARTY’S INTEREST NOT THE ELECTORATE”. As you can guess, he’s not keen on the party whip system. The article […]

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A Telephone Survey

Saturday, April 5, 2014 admin 4

  Chris Black writes:“Rochford District Council have arranged a telephone survey to ask residents about their shopping habits, and as it happens I was phoned today! When I was asked what would make me shop in Rayleigh more I replied free parking on Saturday afternoons,? and a wider range of […]

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Wallasea Wander

Friday, April 4, 2014 admin 0

  From the RSPB website, a morning you might enjoy: Wallasea Wander Saturday 12 April 9:45am to 12pm Price: Free, donations welcome. Booking essential Join our monthly walks to spot some of the amazing wildlife that makes Wallasea Island its home. Find out more about the development of this exciting […]

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This Week’s Challenge

Thursday, April 3, 2014 admin 15

We get around 150 – 250 unique visitors per day to onlineFOCUS , and we suppose that most of you are pretty good at using websites. So we’d like to see how easy you find it to use the District Council website. The challenge is this : Find out from […]

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Plaques of Rayleigh

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 admin 2

The April feature on the Rayleigh Through The Looking Glass website is on heritage plaques, like this one near Bellingham Lane:      

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Lost Trees

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 admin 0

Just to say that we are aware that some ?trees have been removed in the Hatfield Road / Purleigh Road area of Rayleigh. District Ward Councillors were not consulted or advised about this (it’s a County Council matter) and we are getting more information….